- John Adolf, Duke of Holstein-Gottorp Johann Adolf of Holstein-Gottorp (27 February 1575 – 31 March 1616) was a Duke of Holstein-Gottorp.
John Adolf, Duke of Holstein-Gottorp. Johann Adolf of Holstein-Gottorp (27 February 1575 – 31 March 1616) was a Duke of Holstein-Gottorp. Read more on Wikipedia. Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Adolf, Duke of Holstein-Gottorp has received more than 46,951 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on ...
John Adolf, Duke of Holstein-Gottorp. Johann Adolf ( born February 27, 1575 Gottorp Castle, † March 31, 1616 in Schleswig ) was the first Protestant Prince-Bishop of Lübeck ( 1586-1607 ) and Bishop of Bremen and Hamburg ( 1585-1596 ) and Duke of Schleswig -Holstein - Gottorp ( 1590-1616 ).
He was a third son of Duke Adolf of Holstein-Gottorp and his wife Christine of Hesse-Kassel (or Hesse-Cassel). He became the first Lutheran Administrator of the Prince-Bishopric of Lübeck (1586–1607) and the Administrator of the Prince-Archbishopric of Bremen (1589–1596).
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In 1544, the so-called "one-third duchy" was ceded to Adolf, third son of King Frederick I of Denmark and the youngest half-brother of King Christian III of Denmark.Thus, the surviving House of Holstein-Gottorp is a cadet branch of the House of Oldenburg.